Education as Economic Investment: Comments on Tuition Fee Policy in Private Universities in Bangladesh


  • Wazedul Haque Consultant, International Online Journal Hub-IOJH Ltd, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Murad Hasan Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration Green University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Mohammad Tamzid Lecturer, Department of Business Administration Green University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Alamgir Hossain Senior Marketing Manager, BEACON Pharmaceuticals Ltd Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Tuhin Akter Director, International Online Journal Hub-IOJH Ltd Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Sazib Miah Training Capacity Building Officer, IntraHealth International Cumilla, Bangladesh
  • Touhidul Islam Talukdar Executive Marketing, International Online Journal Hub-IOJH Ltd Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • A. H. M. Karmuzzaman CEO, Magdigi Ltd, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Mahmudur Rahman Product manager, Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Limited Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Kariul Islam Managing Director, International Online Journal Hub-IOJH Ltd, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Anwarul Amin Marketing Manager, ACI Pharmaceuticals Limited Dhaka, Bangladesh



Accessibility, admissions, bursaries, fees, funding, loans, tuition, university


Student fees for university programmes in Bangladesh have risen dramatically in recent years. This has been justified by the argument that such increases offer no economic disincentive to students seeking university admission. The present essay comments on that argument and finds several weaknesses in it. Fee increases may still be necessary, but this argument at least does not establish that they are innocuous.


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How to Cite

Haque, W., Hasan, M., Tamzid, M., Hossain, A., Akter, T., Miah, S., Talukdar, T. I., Karmuzzaman, A. H. M., Rahman, M., Islam, K., & Amin, A. (2023). Education as Economic Investment: Comments on Tuition Fee Policy in Private Universities in Bangladesh. Archives of Business Research, 10(12), 204–215.